The People’s Liberation Army has a garrison in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese military can be deployed at Hong Kong’s request to contain protests, Beijing says

  • Radical protesters are challenging mainland government’s authority and principle of ‘one country, two systems’, defence spokesman says
  • Garrison Law gives Hong Kong option of asking for PLA’s help to maintain public order
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The People’s Liberation Army has a garrison in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE
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